Item - 2019.MM2.17

Tracking Status

MM2.17 - Intention to Designate under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act - 901 Lawrence Avenue West - by Councillor Mike Colle, seconded by Councillor Josh Matlow

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
8 - Eglinton - Lawrence

City Council Decision

City Council on January 30 and 31, 2019, adopted the following:

 

1. City Council state its intention to designate the property at 901 Lawrence Avenue West (the Columbus Centre) under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act, in accordance with the Statement of Significance (Reasons for Designation), attached as Attachment 3 to the report (January 28, 2019) from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning.

 

2.  If there are no objections to the designation in accordance with the Ontario Heritage Act, City Council authorize the City Solicitor to introduce the necessary Bill in Council.

 

3.  If there are objections in accordance with the Ontario Heritage Act, City Council direct the City Clerk to refer the proposed designation to the Conservation Review Board.

 

4.  If the designation is referred to the Conservation Review Board, City Council authorize the City Solicitor and appropriate staff to attend any hearing held by the Conservation Review Board in support of City Council's decision to designate the property.

Background Information (City Council)

Member Motion MM2.17
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/mm/bgrd/backgroundfile-124128.pdf
(January 28, 2019) Report from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning on Intention to Designate under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act - 901 Lawrence Avenue West
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/mm/bgrd/backgroundfile-124130.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(January 30, 2019) Letter from Quinto M. Annibale, Loopstra Nixon (MM.New.MM2.17.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/mm/comm/communicationfile-89069.pdf
(January 30, 2019) Letter from Geoff Kettel, Chair, North York Community Preservation Panel (MM.New.MM2.17.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/mm/comm/communicationfile-89125.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Notice (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, need to be waived to permit introduction of Motion MM2.17. A two-thirds vote of Council Members present is required to waive notice.

Vote (Waive Notice) Jan-31-2019 2:24 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM2.17 - Waive notice
Total members that voted Yes: 23 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Brad Bradford, Mike Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Cynthia Lai, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Jennifer McKelvie, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Shelley Carroll
Total members that were Absent: 2 Members that were absent are Denzil Minnan-Wong, John Tory

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM2.17 be referred to the North York Community Council. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Vote (Waive Referral) Jan-31-2019 2:25 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM2.17 - Waive referral
Total members that voted Yes: 24 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Brad Bradford, Shelley Carroll, Mike Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Cynthia Lai, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Jennifer McKelvie, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 2 Members that were absent are Denzil Minnan-Wong, John Tory

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Jan-31-2019 2:26 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM2.17 - Adopt the Item
Total members that voted Yes: 24 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Brad Bradford, Shelley Carroll, Mike Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Cynthia Lai, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Jennifer McKelvie, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 2 Members that were absent are Denzil Minnan-Wong, John Tory
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council